1970 Baseball Replay

A replay of the 1970 baseball season using Diamond Mind Baseball.

Tag: Fergie Jenkins

Bruins See 20 Victories in Snappy Show of Hands

Filed under Chicago Cubs
July 8, 1969

The season began well for Billy Hands. In June he suffered a June swoon so common among the Wrigley players, but as the National League campaign passed the half-way mark, he has become a consistent performer behind Durocher’s ace, Ferguson Jenkins. Hands opened the season with a 6-1 mark in the first two months, but

First Sackers Pepitone, McCovey and Aces McLain, Jenkins Honored

Filed under Chicago Cubs, Detroit Tigers, New York Yankees, San Francisco Giants
August 2, 1968

The winners of the Player of the Month and Pitcher of the Month awards were announced for the month of July, 1968. There are a pair of repeat honorees as Detroit’s Denny McLain and San Francisco’s Willie McCovey were named AL Pitcher of the Month and NL Player of the Month, respectively. McLain was a

Redbirds Nestled Atop Senior Circuit

Filed under Atlanta Braves, Chicago Cubs, Cincinnati Reds, Houston Astros, Los Angeles Dodgers, New York Mets, Philadelphia Phillies, Pittsburgh Pirates, San Francisco Giants, St. Louis Cardinals
July 10, 1968

Stan Musial recently tabbed this Cardinal club to be the one to “mold the greatest dynasty in the club’s history.” Who could argue with the Man? St. Louis seems intent on a rematch with Detroit in order to exact revenge for the bitter sweep in last year’s World Series with all of the games decided

Koosman Wins 9th With Shutout

Filed under New York Mets
June 4, 1968

Jerry Koosman scattered seven hits over nine innings as the New York Mets defeated the Chicago Cubs, 2-0. Art Shamsky hit a two-run home run in the sixth to account for the game’s only runs. The rookie Koosman earned a victory in his first major league appearance on April 16, 1967, and then did not

Banks Reaches 450 on Career HR List

Filed under Chicago Cubs
May 19, 1968

A busy slate of doubleheaders was highlighted by a career mark by one of the game’s great hitters, Chicago’s Ernie Banks. The Cub first baseman hit a pair of home runs in the opening game of a doubleheader at Candlestick Park, and the second of the two off Giants’ starter Gaylord Perry was number 450

Yankees double up Oakland for first victory, 4-2

Filed under New York Yankees
April 16, 1968

Fritz Peterson with an assist from Joe Verbanic held the Oakland Athletics at bay as the New York Yankees won their first game of the season, 4-2. Peterson ran into trouble in the ninth after retiring the first two batters. John Donaldson doubled down the right field line, and Phil Roof followed with a single


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